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What Is Discourse Analysis?

Paperback, 20/06/2013, £22.99
What is Discourse Analysis? provides an accessible introduction and practical guide to discourse analysis in the social sciences and related disciplines. It traces the role of discourse analysis from daily social interactions to how it can be successfully applied to research projects.

Neuroscience for Teachers: Applying Research Evidence from Brain Science

Paperback, 18/09/2017, £18.99
Expertly unpacks, in an easy-to-read and instantly useable way, what every teacher needs to know about the brain and how we really learn - and what that suggests for how they should teach.

Statistics Explained

Paperback, 15/07/2004, £29.99
Outlines the major statistical tests used by undergraduates in psychology and the social sciences and provides explanations of how and why they are used.

Conducting Case Study Research for Business and Management Students

Paperback, 05/12/2017, £25.99
This concise and practical guide explores the use of case studies as a method for conducting research in a business and management Masters dissertation.

Doing a Literature Review: Releasing the Social Science Research Imagination 2e

Paperback, 18/01/2018, £29.99
In combining a critical, philosophical approach with an expertly selected body of practical examples, the Second Edition of Chris Hart's landmark text provides both the intellectual understanding and the technical skills required to produce sophisticated, robust literature reviews of the very highest standard.

Basics of Item Response Theory Using R

Hardback, 18/05/2017, £99.99
This graduate-level textbook is a tutorial for item response theory that covers both the basics of item response theory and the use of R for preparing graphical presentation in writings about the theory.

Professional Capital: Transforming Teaching in Every School

Paperback, 15/04/2012, £32.95
In this latest and most important collaboration, renowned educators Andy Hargreaves and Michael Fullan set out a groundbreaking new agenda to transform the future of teaching and public education. Ideas-driven, evidence-based, and strategically powerful, this combats the tired arguments and stereotypes of teachers and teaching.

Critical Statistics: Seeing Beyond the Headlines

Paperback, 04/10/2018, £21.99
Awarded the 2019 Most Promising New Textbook Award by the Textbook & Academic Authors Association. This accessible and entertaining new textbook provides students with the knowledge and skills they need to understand the barrage of numbers encountered in their everyday lives and studies.

Doing Qualitative Research in Psychology: A Practical Guide 2ed

Paperback, 27/12/2018, £33.99
Beginning with ethics and quality and moving through to literature reviews, methodologies, analysis and writing up research reports, this 'how to' manual introduces the reader to foundational concepts and the key skills they need to complete their qualitative psychological research project.

Introduction to Forensic Psychology: Research and Application 5ed

Paperback, 20/04/2018, £96.00
Written by authors with extensive experience in the field and in the classroom, the fifth edition of this text includes updated research and coverage of current issues, using real life-examples and case law discussions to define and explore forensic psychology.

Introducing Qualitative Research in Psychology: Adventures in Theory and Method 3ed

Paperback, 01/06/2013, £36.99
This vital student resource takes six different approaches to qualitative methods and discusses the techniques to use these in research.

Doing a Literature Search: A Comprehensive Guide for the Social Sciences

Paperback, 15/05/2001, £29.99
This book provides a practical and comprehensive guide to searching the literature on any topic within the social sciences.

Do it Yourself Social Research

Paperback, 15/08/2011, £26.99
A best selling methodology book for almost three decades, Do It Yourself Social Research helps researchers incorporate all other relevant stakeholders including clients, students, professional staff, community groups, and other novice researchers into the research process in a no-nonsense, hands-on fashion.

From Postgraduate to Social Scientist

Paperback, 18/02/2006, £27.99
Suitable for any postgraduate or new researcher who is interested in a career in the social sciences, this book describes the skills needed for success in moving from being a student to becoming an academic or professional social scientist.

Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology 4ed

Paperback, 01/05/2014, £38.99

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Paperback, 01/10/2000, £33.99
Helps students grasp the concepts and provides them with a 'toolkit' for carrying out their own projects. This book is divided into data-gathering and analytical sections, and covers the main methods used in psychology for each of these purposes. It includes exercises, worked examples of statistical tests, and self-assessment questions.

Carrying out investigations in psychology: methods and statistics

Paperback, 29/01/1995, £38.50
This is a complete text combining practical data collection, research and statistical analysis, plus how to write up reports. Both qualitative and quantitative approaches are discussed in-depth. This is an essential all-in-one text for students undertaking practical courses in AS/A2 psychology and undergraduates.

Experimental Design and Statistics for Psychology

Paperback, 16/12/2005, £31.25
Experimental Design and Statistics for Psychology: A First Course is a concise, straighforward and accessible introduction to the design of psychology experiments and the statistical tests used to make sense of their results. * Makes abundant use of charts, diagrams and figures. * Assumes no prior knowledge of statistics.

Using Biographical Methods in Social Research

Paperback, 18/05/2009, £36.99
The book's pedagogical features, practical focus and cross disciplinary theoretical perspective makes this an interesting, accessible and interactive as well as a provocative textbook for students and researchers

Doing Your Social Science Dissertation

Paperback, 13/05/2009, £21.99
This book will help social science students with successful completion of their dissertation. A truly practical, step-by-step guide which will take students through the whole process from start to finish.

Politics of Social Research

7, 09/03/1995, £43.99
Recent years have seen a growing range of challenges to the idea that research should be governed by the principle of value neutrality. In this stimulating and often controversial book, Martyn Hammersley weighs the arguments offered in support of these positions.

Rethinking methods in psychology

Paperback, 07/09/1995, £41.99
The widespread rejection of conventional theory and method has led to the evolution of different ways to gather and analyze psychological data. This text provides a guide to key effective methods, for example, semi-structured interviews, grounded theory, and discourse analysis.

Introduction to Research Methods and Data Analysis in Psychology 3ed

Paperback, 27/06/2013, £45.99
This is a comprehensive introduction to research methods and data analysis. The book assumes no previous knowledge of research methods or psychology and provides an accessible and jargon-free way into this frequently difficult topic area.

Doing Your Qualitative Psychology Project

Paperback, 22/03/2012, £29.99
While there are a number of books on qualitative psychological research, this book is unique as it leads students step-by-step through the process of using qualitative research for doing your project and writing your report.

Introducing Psychological Research 3ed

Paperback, 27/11/2007, £42.99
This edition provides full summaries of the most important psychological research studies and includes an expanded section on methodology. The studies have been selected to highlight the major areas of psychology and studies are grouped under headings of social, developmental, cognitive and biological psychology.

Basic SPSS Tutorial

Paperback, 21/04/2015, £22.99
This book provides the very basics for understanding SPSS and how to use it when analyzing data, and contains a number of examples of how to work with Versions 20-23.

Understanding Social Statistics

Paperback, 18/01/2006, £41.99
Helping to take the fear out of the use of numbers in social research, the Second Edition of this bestselling textbook introduces students to statistics as a powerful means of revealing patterns in human behaviour. The book is full of up-to-date examples and illustrations using the latest SPSS software.

Doing Mental Health Research With Children and Adolescents

Paperback, 25/09/2014, £29.99
Whether a research student or experienced researcher, this book explains how to conceptualise and ethically conduct research, analyse and theorise from multiple perspectives, and disseminate and publish.

Extending Social Research

Paperback, 01/12/2006, £25.99
This book is about the application, implementation and publication of social research. It focuses on the tasks of making findings available and ensuring that applied social research makes a difference to people's lives.

Simulation for the Social Scientist 2ed

Paperback, 01/02/2005, £30.99
Details the common approaches to social simulation, to provide social scientists with an appreciation of the literature and allow those with some programming skills to create their own simulations. This book presents the techniques of building computer simulations to assist understanding of social and economic issues and problems.

Unobtrusive Methods in Social Research

Paperback, 01/07/2000, £29.99
Offers a discussion of the role of unobtrusive methods in social research. This book explores the theoretical underpinnings of Webb et al's approach. It examines some of the ethical issues raised by the use of unobtrusive methods in social research. It also features a discussion of using the Internet as a tool for unobtrusive research.

Social Research 4ed

Paperback, 01/04/2010, £30.99
This text successfully bridges the gap between theory and methods in social research, bringing understanding of the dynamics of social relations.

Introducing data and research in psychology

Paperback, 20/05/1999, £22.99
This book shows how research design and data analysis are attainable and useful skills. It introduces both experimental and non-experimental methods of research and the analysis of data using both descriptive and inferential statistics.

Contextualism in Psycholocical Research

Paperback, 09/09/1999, £65.00
Providing a critical evaluation of the assets and limitations of contextualism for doing research in psychology and education, the authors compare contextualism, modified contextualism and mechanism as approaches to doing science, as well as their merits in studying closed versus open systems.

Study Skills for Psychology: Succeeding in Your Degree

Paperback, 18/05/2006, £23.99
Helping you to meet a range of study skills, this book tells you how to get the most from your lectures, exam preparation and project development, right through to contemplating and investigating future career options.

Understanding and using Statistics in Psychology

Paperback, 21/03/2007, £38.99
The perfect introductory resource, Understanding and Using Statistics in Psychology will guide any student new to statistics effortlessly through the process of test selection and analysis.

Cohort Analysis

Paperback, 16/02/2005, £22.99
Cohort Analysis, Second Edition covers the basics of the cohort approach to studying aging, social, and cultural change. This volume also critiques several commonly used (but flawed) methods of cohort analysis, and illustrates appropriate methods with analyses of personal happiness and attitudes toward premarital and extramarital sexual relations. Finally, the book describes the major sources of suitable data for cohort studies and gives the criteria for appropriate data.

Interview Research in Political Science

Paperback, 24/04/2013, £23.99
A vital resource for graduate students in political science that provides discipline-specific training in selecting interviewees, conducting interviews, and using the data thus collected.

Studying Psychology 2ed

Paperback, 24/08/2007, £27.99
Studying Psychology is designed to provide students with skills and strategies for writing essays, undertaking psychological research and using statistics in psychology. This second edition contains a number of new extended sections including updating research, extending research methods and statistics methods.

SPSS for Psychologists 6ed

Paperback, 29/04/2016, £33.99
This new, thoroughly updated edition of the hugely popular 'SPSS for Psychologists' includes revisions throughout - in line with the latest version of IBM SPSS software - as well as a whole new section on syntax. A new companion website features questions and further resources to help students and teachers get the most out of SPSS and the book.

Your Psychology Project Handbook

Paperback, 09/04/2009, £19.99
This is a comprehensive guide to completing your psychology research project or dissertation. The text is organised to reflect the natural progression through the project process, from developing the initial idea, managing your supervisor and ethical issues, through carrying out the research and finally writing it up.

Introduction to Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology 2ed

Paperback, 07/03/2013, £45.99
A practical guide to methods of psychological research and the analytical procedures required in creating a research project in psychology.

Psychology Express: Research Methods in Psychology (Undergraduate Revision Guide)

Paperback, 21/07/2011, £12.99
Psychology Express revise effectively, approach your exams with confidence and make yourself stand out.

Guide to Methods for Students of Political Science

Paperback, 04/09/1997, £10.99
"Stephen Van Evera's Guide to Methods makes an important contribution toward improving the use of case studies for theory development and testing in the social sciences. His trenchant and concise views on issues ranging from epistemology to specific...

Planning a Successful Conference

Paperback, 20/09/1994, £45.99
This useful guide demystifies the conference process. The author, a professional meetings planner with 25 years experience, addresses all aspects of conference planning including: programme planning; budgeting; finding a location; advertising; and finding speakers and entertainment.

Evaluating, Doing and Writing Research in Psychology

Paperback, 01/03/2001, £35.99
Evaluating, Doing and Writing Research in Psychology is a thoroughly revised and expanded co-edition of the highly regarded Reasoning and Argument in Psychology, originally published by UNSW Press, Australia. It represents a comprehensive textbook for all undergraduates in psychology who need to undertake empirical research, taking them step-by-step through the process. In particular, it offers the a range of study skills enabling the student to understand the complex processes involved with psychological research, not really covered in other texts.

How to Design and Report Experiments

Paperback, 20/12/2002, £35.99
This useful guide to the often bewildering world of experimental design and statistics provides a complete map of the entire process, from the initial idea, through the refining of your research question and the actual design of the experiment, to statistical procedure and writing up your results.
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